Don’t just come to the ROM - experience your Museum!
Want more ROM? Go beyond artifacts and experience the ROM with special events and programming for those who want to know more. Each of the ROM’s Centres for Discovery focuses specifically on what interests you. Engage in discussions with academics and enthusiasts at a variety of symposia. Go behind the scenes and ask questions at Curator’s Corner, where ROM curators and researchers share their adventures from around the world. Fascinating ROM lectures by subject matter experts are sure to feed your curiosity about our planet – from nature and science to world cultures.
Mark your calendars and join us Fall 2015 for a new season of ROM Friday Night Live, where events after dark mix culture and nightlife to create a whole new, energized downtown Toronto experience.
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Friday, July 31, 2015
Kenneth Lapatin of the J. Paul Getty Museum joins us to explore the re-discovery of Pompeii, its influence on Neoclassicism, and the impact of Rome on the modern psyche.
Salvatore Settis, one of Italy's foremost scholars, joins us to discuss the extraordinary art of Pompeii and its impact on Italian history and culture
Celebrate the closing of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano with a gastronomic extravaganza of Neopolitan food and drink.
Curators will take us around the world to discover how men and women in many cultures adorned themselves - in ancient Egypt, Africa, China, North America and places in between. It is a long history from feathers to bone to modern accessories such as today’s jewellery.
Go behind closed doors in the ancient metropolis of Pompeii. From bathhouses and prostitutes, to villas and erotic artwork, Dr. Paul Roberts explores the private side of life in the Roman world.